Publication
Title
Malignant pleural mesothelioma : when is radiation therapy indicated?
Author
Abstract
Malignant pleural mesothelioma is an aggressive tumor of serosal surfaces resistant to many current treatment options. This article will provide a comprehensive discussion of the latest developments in the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma, with a focus on radiation therapy. We will discuss the role of radiotherapy as a prophylactic, palliative and potentially curative treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma. An update will be provided of the latest clinical trials including new treatment.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Expert review of anticancer therapy
Publication
2011
ISSN
1473-7140
Volume/pages
11:4(2011), p. 551-560
ISI
000291841600012
Full text (Publishers DOI)
UAntwerpen
Faculty/Department
Publication type
Subject
External links
Web of Science
Record
Identification
Creation 18.11.2014
Last edited 22.04.2017